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University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, Michigan
J.D., 1972

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
B.A., 1965

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

All Michigan state courts

Employee Benefits Attorney

Although Larry has retired from active practice, he is available to consult with clients in the areas of his previous practice, which included:

  • representing employers on employee benefit matters, including pension plans, profit sharing 401(k) plans, employee stock ownership plans, and other retirement and fringe benefits programs; and
  • working with third-party administrators of employee benefit plans, trustees of multi-employer pension and health care plans, and individuals planning for retirement.

Larry had served as general employee benefits counsel for employers including manufacturers, banks, health care organizations and trustees of multi-employer pension and health care funds. He also counseled clients regarding litigation involving employee benefit issues and administrative matters with the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor, and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.

Honors and Recognitions

Best Lawyers in America® since 1995

Grand Rapids Magazine’s Top Lawyers, Employee Benefits Law, 2019  2021

Leading Lawyers, Employee Benefits Law

Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

Michigan Super Lawyers® since 2011

Professional Affiliations

Grand Rapids Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan: Taxation Section, Employee Benefits Committee

Western Michigan University, certified Employee Benefits Specialist Program instructor

Community Involvement

Aquinas College: OLLI, Board member; past chair

Dwelling Place: Board member; past chair

Genesis Nonprofit Housing Corporation; Board member

Reeds Crossing Condo Association: Board member; past president

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